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Driver CPC - Safety First

This course is designed to encourage a positive workplace safety culture, concentrating on high risk workplace transport activities. 

Benefits of attending 

  • Highlights responsibilities covered by all aspects of health and safety legislation 
  • Offers clear advice on industry best practice 
  • Increased understanding of workplace transport safety obligations 
  • Safer work environment 

Course content 

  • Employer and employee duties under UK and EU legislation 
  • Various health and safety workplace legislation including: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), manual handling, working at height and Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) etc 
  • Risk assessments and the requirement for safe systems of work 
  • Workplace transport issues including:
    • Pre-drive checks 
    • Getting in/out of the vehicle 
    • Reversing 
    • Safe parking 
    • Coupling and uncoupling 
    • Loading and unloading 
  • Causes of work related road accidents, methods of reducing risk and actions to take in an emergency 
  • The powers of enforcement authorities 

Course duration 

  • 1 day (7 hours excluding lunch and breaks)
  • Maximum 20 delegates depending on facilities


  • Price includes the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) upload fee of currently £8.75 per 7-hour block (subject to change at the discretion of DVSA) 
  • Price includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments
  • Please notify us of any special requirements or access arrangements at the time of booking
  • Course available to Consortium members

This course is also available as an in-company option. For more information please email or call 03717 11 22 22.